[linux-audio-user] A little scared of Debian, was Fresh PC waiting for basic installation - Advice?

RickTaylor at Speakeasy.Net RickTaylor at Speakeasy.Net
Mon Jul 12 04:29:17 EDT 2004

On 11-Jul-2004 tim hall wrote:
}  Last Saturday 10 July 2004 17:14, RickTaylor at speakeasy.net was like:

} > _I wonder if you could script Synaptic to pipe stuff through alien or maybe
} > build the alien code into synaptic.
}  Synaptic is basically just a front-end for apt, so maybe?

 You still got differences in package formats and system layouts. I think it
might be best to make the changes in whatever package manager... 

 {Apt is holy... mucking about with apt probably violates several internet

 I suppose you could just get all your rpms or debs together in one spot and
type "alien -d or -r or whatever" and magically transform them all at once...
It's just not the same as watching apt-get do it's little dance on the command
line or having the whole thing taken care of for you in synaptic...

E-Mail: RickTaylor at Speakeasy.Net
Date: 12-Jul-2004
Time: 03:16:18

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